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Due diligence on companiesHi everyone, Does anyone have any good articles on analyzing the financial statements, in particular cashflow statements? I am currently performing due diligence on our target companies and have no clue of what to look out for. Google hasn't provided very useful inputs. Found several useful threads ...
ffhh
21 month 3 weeks ago
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London LevFin vs M&AIf you have a choice between these 2 teams at Goldman, which one is the best for getting into PE down the line? M&A is better for understanding strategy and how to integrate companies. LevFin is better for understanding the structure of an LBO and how to understand debt capacity. Is Goldman LevF...
Royals1234
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Break into PE via top consulting firm or IBHi, I have a question about which way is the best to break into PE My guess is that most people will say of course IB. Many folks with consulting experiences at Bain&company or McKinsey are also hired by PE and make their way to the top. It surprises me that almost 30% of the key members (VPs or...
rosebudxiaojie
31 month 3 weeks ago
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How to network my way into an off-cycle internship?Good afternoon, This summer I am starting as an analyst in London at a top group at GS/JPM/MS. As I have recently graduated and have loads of free time, my wish is to fill it up with travelling and a specsit buyside internship at a MF. However, I have no idea how to pull an interview at a top shop. ...
BankMeUpScotty
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Curious - how is comp at lower MM PE fundsThere are a ton of PE shops obviously. I'm speaking about funds that deal with transactions in the $1m-$10m space and then take an active role in managing the business. I find this space intriguing, having the ability to be hands on with building businesses. However, I don't want to harm future care...
chestnutxyz
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Timing of PE NetworkingLast year the recruiting cycle started near the end of January. How soon is too soon to start reaching out to former analysts, school alumni, etc. Or said differently.. when would you start networking and reaching out to people? Assuming the process kicks at the end of January again this year. ...
HugLife
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Lead Edge Capital - Upcoming summer associate interview - Insights?Title. I have an upcoming phone interview with Lead Edge Capital, a growth equity fund with $1B AUM that invests in Saas companies, unicorns, and tech giants. It appears to be a small fund, and I assume they don't take very many interns. Looking for any advice in regards to what they're looking for,...
Cosimo de' Medici
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Importance of attending info sessions?How important is it to attend info sessions held by firms? Got an invites for a couple from headhunters and not sure if I can make them - will the HHs / firms consider this a sign of disinterest? ...
Zezima
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Portfolio Analyst at Mid-Market Fund (Senior Debt, Mezzanine and co-equity) vs. Big 4 Audit Senior for eventual PE positionI'm currently working for a big 4 accounting firm as an audit associate and will be promoted to senior in July. My ultimate goal is to work in private equity. An acquaintance of mine who I know through a family friend reached out to me regarding an open portfolio analyst position at a relatively new...
bruhlig18
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Success stories of anyone who recruited for PE as a 2nd year IB analyst?Curious to see how the process differs if you did not recruit during your first year and decided you want to do PE during your 2nd year. How much does top/mid bucket make a difference when talking to recruiters as a 2nd year? Should you disclose your base and bonus if it isn't the highest bucket? ...
MonkeyShenanigans
91 month 3 weeks ago
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Private Equity Fund of Funds: Case StudyHi, I am about to do a case study interview for a PE FoF's for a junior analyst position. I've been told that I do not need to prepare anything and will be given an hour to read the materials and prepare before presenting my views followed by a 30 mins Q&A session. I have one year's IB experienc...
fireandsteel
91 month 4 weeks ago
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M&A Intern interview at a VC firm in 10 days: I got topics to be discussed. Can you advise me?Hi everyone, I would like to ask you, my more experienced collegues to give me advice on how to prepare for an interview for a M&A Intern position at an quite established European VC firm. I am still a business student mostly focused on accounting and business information systems. I have read a ...
vik10255
31 month 4 weeks ago
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PE questionHey, total PE newcomer. I read from a newspaper article that a PE fund raised $1.1 billion. Does this mean that the fund has $1.1 billion AUM? (I also read from another source that the fund had approximately 400 million AUM.) Sorry if this question is really basic, just trying to clear some things u...
notbirdman
741 month 4 weeks ago
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Is there any ways to get through PE/VC/HF without doing IB?Title. (I'm still in undergrad school) I just know that it doesn't suit me working 15 hour weekdays and still go to office on the weekends, I can't perform well in my job if I have to stay full time at the office. Better to avoid than try and sorry. Still, I would love to go into PE, even starting a...
Andrew-Jonathan
41 month 4 weeks ago
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Small PE shop with no associates so farDear monkeys, I have been approached by a headhunter for an associate position at a smaller PE shop (AUM ~ 1 billion). What really suprised me was the fact that they currently do not have any other associates: they have an investment team with 3 Managing Partners and 2 directors as well as an operat...
MCLundhill
61 month 4 weeks ago
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Calgary PEAnyone have any insight on exit opportunities in Calgary mainly wondering about PE but also any info on hedge funds / AM gigs would be appreciated . Looking for details such as reputable shops, approx. salary, culture, hours, etc. ...
MonkeyWork21
01 month 4 weeks ago
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The rise and rise of Private Equity (and is it an alternative for going public?)The Economist had a special article on Private Equity today titled, The barbarian establishment . It was long but it kind of mentioned reasons as to why Private Equity as an industry is here to stay irrespective of the stringent requirements it puts on LPs' and perception related challenges. Long wa...
FinDroid
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Waiving Non-Compete at Jr. LevelHey All - wanted to get your thoughts on my situation -- this may be more of a legal question, but I figured worth starting here as well. I've been at my new firm for about 6 months, and while I'm enjoying the switch from an industry standpoint, the culture and work environment is particularly bad. ...
1234investingman
81 month 4 weeks ago
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LBO paper model examples?Hi fellow monkeys (and humans) - what's a good source (website / book) to get a hold of examples of LBO paper model type questions asked of candidates in interviews? A forum for lbo models was created earlier, with the view point of helping candidates, however, there was no response. Any help would ...
MonkyBusiness
491 month 4 weeks ago
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CFA Useful for Breaking Into PE?Hey Monkeys, I am curious if the CFA is helpful with breaking into PE. I would imagine it would help a bit since Associates are evaluating investment opportunities. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. ...
saw23
182 months 9 hours ago
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VC ResourcesHey guys, I'm currently applying for several VC internships. Do you know some (hidden) resources about technical things in VC or the industry in general? Also books, websites etc. welcome! Cheers ...
lechiffr3
32 months 1 day ago
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FROM CONSULTING TO PRIVATE EQUITYHi everyone, I'm writing this post to receive some advice and/or insight on what career steps I should take in order to break into Private Equity, my long term career goal. First let me give you some background about myself: I'm a penultimate year student at a top 10, non-target (for ibd) U.K univer...
ZeTerminator
22 months 1 day ago
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Payment in fineWhat is payment in fine for the repayment of loans in LBO context? How is it different from bullet repayment? ...
torres657
22 months 1 day ago
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Top MBA / MF PE Chances from a State SchoolI am interested at some point in working for either a top MF PE shop (think Apollo, Blackstone, KKR) and potentially one day getting my MBA from a top business school. I currently go to a top 15 public state school (think University of Texas, U of Wisconsin, U of Washington) and have a solid GPA. I ...
calibaseball
12 months 3 days ago
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Lateraling to top BB/top group from BB - MF recruitingHi guys, I'm an incoming FT-analyst at UBS/CS/DB/Citi (London) in a coverage group that generally doesn't place well in MF PE, and I'm thinking about lateraling to a top BB/top group as a result. I will have worked part-time at a small regional PE firm for almost a year prior to joining FT as well, ...
Hotdawg
02 months 3 days ago
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AcceleratorsDoes anyone out there have experience with accelerators in the VC space? One of the better ones approached me about joining in a mentor role but after speaking they soft mentioned the option of me coming on full time in a very senior role. I don't dislike what I do in PE but I've had the bug to do s...
Dingdong08
82 months 4 days ago
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Are private equity and asset management similar?eg. an investment company which buys shares of a private company and holds them for a long period, is it considered PE or AM? or say BlackRock becomes a shareholder of a tech unicorn, can this be labelled as PE? ...
valentine15
142 months 4 days ago
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Marlin Equity: rep, performance and interview processDoes anyone know anything about Marlin Equity Partners? They're a PE in LA and I'd like to know what their rep is like, performance and what the interview process is like? Thanks! ...
IBMonkey808
92 months 4 days ago
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Business Development Associate at $50B+ Fund. Lifestyle, Exits, Pay?Any thoughts on pay, lifestyle, and exit ops as a PE bus dev associate at a firm w/ $50B+ AUM? Personally I think it's something that could be really interesting but I'm worried it might involve too much internal "bitch" work depending on how things really work out. And seems like being pidgeon hole...
NuclearPenguins
62 months 4 days ago
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PE Fund of Funds Co-investments and Secondaries Analyst Exit Oppsfjasd;flkajsdfa;sldkfjasd;flkjasdf;lakjsdf;alskdjfa;lsfjas;ldfjkas;dlfkjasd;flkjasdf;jfjjckcjjfjdjdj ...
fjdkasdflkj
72 months 5 days ago
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AMA: Operational Due Diligence AnalystHi, Long time lurker here. Thought I'd finally make an account and introduce myself. I work in NYC for a consulting firm (think Albourne / Aksia) that does operational due diligence on hedge funds and private equity funds. I went to a non-target school but had great grades, graduated summa cum laude...
neil91
82 months 5 days ago
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PE at an Insurance CompanyI am curious what it is like to work in the private equity investing arm of a large insurance company? How is this viewed in comparison to working at a traditional buyout firm? What are the hours, comp, and exit opps like? From what I've heard, the guys on these teams typically working with coinv...
harvky1235
02 months 6 days ago
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QSR Restaurant EBITDA ThresholdsI'm at a boutique IB firm and we're meeting with a QSR chicken concept this week. Lower on the EBITDA scale, between $1.5-2MM by the time we take them to market. They are expecting around an 8x, but having just done a deal that was roughly 4 times that size, I know that they are probably looking at ...
sostrander546
02 months 6 days ago
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Why Are Fund of Funds looked down upon?I've noticed people here tend to shit on FOF when it's not a bad way to go directly to the buyside. ...
BillBelichick37
262 months 6 days ago
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How fucked am I? Please help me plan how to get out of consulting and into PE. So, the prodigal son returns. I was on "the track" (a la the leveraged sell out article) but I fucked up and decided I wanted a "work life balance" and to go "travel around". I'm currently an M7 undergrad right now and I have a few consulting offers, though I'm not sure which to take. One is OW whic...
a7b9c13
82 months 1 week ago
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Transitioning from finance to techHi there, I am currently looking at options in Investment Consulting (think Russel, Cambridge Associates, Mercer) and PB (Merrill) and think that, at some point in the future, would be interested in transitioning to tech (sales, business development, partnerships). If I were to stay in finance long ...
Quint101
42 months 1 week ago
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Buyout InformationHi guys, I need detailed data of buyouts, to analyze the financial structure of the deal. I was going through the SEC files of Apollo GM, but I didn't find anything. Anyone knows where to look? Thanks for your help. ...
lehnsherr
12 months 1 week ago
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AMA: I’ve held Pre-MBA MM LBO, Growth Equity and Venture Capital investment roles for funds with $500M+ AUM to $5B+ AUMHi All - I'm ~5 or so years out of college. I did not do a formal 2 years of investment banking and was instead hired out of undergrad as an analyst at a fund. I've worked at several firms in several major US cities. I've worked at one smaller regional firm with $500M - $1B AUM and have since worked...
TheBigBambino
432 months 1 week ago
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PE Recruiting Question - 1st yrGiven that the private equity recruiting process is happening so quickly now, I wanted to get your thoughts on how to present the summer analyst/first yr analyst experience. I've only spent a couple months on the desk but summered in the same group - should I bother separating the summer from full-t...
yeknom
22 months 1 week ago
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Can I invest into British film and get involved also in the fun of Production?Interested in investing in British film ? Grab your initial details here >> http://bit.ly/2eeRLvh Investor experience package to die for! Red carpet events, meet the casts, filming days, premieres, festivals and more! ...
altinvest
02 months 1 week ago
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LLR Partners Summer Analyst ProgramHas anyone interviewed for their summer analyst program and know what to expect for the super day for this role? ...
venturemonkey11
02 months 1 week ago
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Private Equity: How to Analyze a CIM Effectively?All, I work at a middle-market fund (started about 8 months ago here) and wanted to learn from someone qualified (associate level or above) who works on the buyside what the best and most efficient way to analyze a CIM is (Confidential Information Memorandum, for those who're not aware is a 40-50+ p...
johndoe89
312 months 1 week ago
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Silver Lake - Analyst graduate recruitment processHi Monkeys, I will have the Silver Lake analyst (out of graduate) recruitment process in early August and they told me I will have to go through 2 tests before the AC: - 1 LBO case - 1 Accounting case Did somebody already go through this? What should I expect (particularly for the accounting case)? ...
Ctlm
92 months 1 week ago
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Employee co-investing in a PE fund with an IRAI'm starting at a PE fund that allows me to co-invest in the fund, and I was planning on investing through my IRA. PE investing through an IRA can be done as long as it's done through a self directed IRA. HOWEVER, according to the IRS, you can't invest a self directed IRA in something that "accepts ...
ProjectGTFO
32 months 1 week ago
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PE possible for JD w/ finance+startup work exp?For someone who is attending a top JD program (Stanford/Harvard) with ~2 years of work experience at an early stage VC as an analyst and another two years of startup experience (series A/B CFO), rusty/basic excel skills (diff kinds of models/VBA/macros .etc), what is the likelihood of getting a summ...
c_h_q
32 months 1 week ago
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PE Real Estate to Traditional PEHey all, Super new to the website but once I found it I couldn't stop reading all the forums. Lotta juicey posts. Thought I would write a forum to seek any advice people might have for transferring out of PERE and into a LMM/MM PE shop. Been here for about 1.5 yrs. I know with traditional PE your mo...
HunterTheGatherer
02 months 1 week ago
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Interview Process - Reasoning GMA testGuys, Have you guys ever have to complete an online test that is similar to the SAT during an interview process? How can you prepare for this? Just take some practice SAT tests (those are like 6 hours long lol). ...
bondtradercu
02 months 1 week ago
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Associate = Investment manager?Hi everyone I have seen the title investment manager in some private equity funds. Is the associate role the same as an investment manager? ...
bigfrezzzer
02 months 1 week ago
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Hercules Technology Growth Capital: more informationHas anybody heard of this firm? Apparently, they have two offices (one in the Silicon Valley and the other in Chicago), and are publicly traded on the NASDAQ, so they can't be entirely unknown. Their team seems very industry-specific with regards to prior work experience, with a dearth of standout B...
Bobcat09
132 months 1 week ago
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Alibaba Earnings AlphaGraphAlibaba (BABA) posted lower earnings in 2Q17, hurt by higher expenses. Alibaba Earnings AlphaGraph: Q2 2017 Highlights. http://alph.st/bb918775 ...
Leroy John
02 months 1 week ago
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IFC PE Funds TeamHey all, What do you think about the Private Equity Funds Team of IFC? Is it more like a FoFs or does it also act like a PE? Is it prestigious or hard to get in? Looking forward to the answers. Thanks! ...
mariaescobar
02 months 1 week ago
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PE internship interviewsI have an interview coming up with a smaller PE firm (1.3B) for a summer internship. I'm an econ major at a target but I have no finance experience. I'm assuming they're ok with the lack of experience because they gave me an interview and the job description mentions training. Given this I really do...
sttrudeau
02 months 1 week ago
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PGGM Private Equity: thoughts/experiences?Hey guys, I was wondering what you think of PGGM? It's a Dutch pension investor with $10 bn AuM that does fof, secondaries and co-investing. Would you consider working for them? What's the culture/comp like? According to PEI they are Europe's most influential PE investor. Thanks ...
Vh2367
32 months 1 week ago
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Better to intern at major consumer company or IB if long term goal is PE?If the long term goal is PE, is it better to work on a finance team at a major consumer company (i.e. Nestle, AB InBev) for junior summer or do more of a traditional investment banking internship. I have offers for both types of positions and am not certain which to take. I feel like taking the inve...
whitmasl
32 months 1 week ago
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Career Advice for 1st Year AnalystI'm a first year working in a top group at a mid-level BB (think BAML / CS / DB) and graduated from a target Ivy (Harvard / Yale / Princeton). The next goal (as of right now) is PE at a megafund, but I definitely do not feel ready at this moment to go through the interview process in Jan / Feb. I ha...
John-Smith53
12 months 1 week ago
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pe recruiting process - where are people?where are people in the recruiting process? i've been getting worked quite a bit so i haven't been very responsive to head hunters, but i also don't want to get left behind. my friends told me it's fine to push back on them until after thanksgiving. i also haven't updated my resume for current deal ...
inthegroupnotthedealteam
02 months 1 week ago
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Special Sits PE Case Study ExampleThe webinar for this case is TODAY, July 6th, at 5:00pm EDT. If you miss it, it will be replayed for free on the homepage on August 6th Even though recruiting season is not necessarily around the corner, I thought I'd share the below with the community. If anyone has a case study/modelling test comi...
Matrick
452 months 1 week ago
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Working for a PE Portfolio CompanyHey Guys, I have not found any posts regarding breaking into PE by working for a portfolio company and becoming an operational partner, hence I decided to open up this thread. I just graduated without a job lined up and have started networking with PE firms focused on the lower middle market and wan...
takenotes08
212 months 1 week ago
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Negative Equity-MultiplierHi, I have this Negative Equity-Multiplier also it is less than 1, it is -0.25 what is that mean ? is this good bad ? ...
alidrs
02 months 1 week ago
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Undergrad Upcoming PE SuperdayI have been invited to a superday with a relatively new PE/investment holding company spun-off and backed by a BB. The firm has an "illiquid and self-directed investment portfolio of a well-capitalized insurance company with $30 billion of AUM. Transactions include private equity, private debt and v...
yumyummonkeybizz
02 months 1 week ago
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Ever hear of Stripes Group?Undergraduate junior here, currently going through the recruiting season for BB IBD. We had a small resume drop earlier and I was invited for first round phone interviews with Stripes. They seem very interesting, especially with the kind of companies they invest in (I love tech). But while I have do...
hughwattmate
112 months 1 week ago
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REPE Full Time (Undergrad) Analyst InterviewHi guys, I've searched through the archives and came up empty, so I thought I would start a new discussion for some advice. I currently have an in-person first round interview for a REPE analyst position at a megafund coming up, and I was wondering what kind of technicals/questions I should expect. ...
nightowl777
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Patents and valueHow would you go about assessing a patent or a number of patents held by a client that is looking to sale. I don't know everything about chemicals because I'm not a chemist, so after looking through the weeds, I still haven't been able to determine whether this IP is legit. I would be comfortable wi...
iBankedUp
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Corporate Development to PE?Those of you in the PE industry, what are the chances of coming from a Corporate Development role and landing at a MM fund? Also what do you think of current industry conditions, there is a record amount of debt on companies balance sheets - possible bubble in 4-7 years? Or an opportunity in the d...
MikeJone12345
112 months 2 weeks ago
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Investor Database list (limited partners)Moving out of the industry and selling investor database. Family offices and all inst. investors. Message me if interested. ...
SundanceKid77
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Life after 2 years in Private Equity Hey guys, so I know a lot of what bankers do these days is 2 years in banking, 2 in PE and then 2 for MBA, but what comes after? (assuming of course we are disregarding the people that just stay in banking after the 2 years, and the ones who are lucky enough to make VP in PE and stay on as well). Wh...
therealgekko
232 months 2 weeks ago
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Partner I am working for just left the firm, what do I do?Hey guys, So I recently joined a private equity firm a few months back, and was hired to work for a specific partner. However, that partner just left the firm due to personal reasons and I am fearing that my role is in jeopardy (I'm not working for a big firm and internal roles are all filled) I'm t...
abz11
02 months 2 weeks ago
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can i get an internship as a sophmore in ib, pePrivate equity training programs for sophmore .are there any. Is it better to return to the same company in a different department or try to get something eles ...
realestate8
22 months 2 weeks ago
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American Securities - Have you heard of them?Anyone has any insight, culture and compensation wise on American Securities? Might delve into the private equity coming from a hedge fund. ...
siz3on
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Private Equity Has an Alpha ProblemAccording to this article, PE alpha has largely disappeared. The two reasons the author gives are: 1.) Increased competition has driven down alpha. 2.) PE funds have gotten larger and therefore, incentive have become distorted. Do you agree with this author? Why or why not? Should investors abandon...
imaginarynumber
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Impact investing - choicesHello everyone, The subject of impact investing hasn't been very prominent on this site so far, but maybe there is someone here who could help. I'm currently in M&A at a strong MM shop in a major city and but decided to abandon banking for international development / impact investing. I've secur...
FigLeaves
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Thoughts on some top Upper MM PE FirmsHey guys - does anyone have some educated views on the following funds? Especially interested in people / culture / hours / etc. H&F CD&RSilver LakeBC Partners Really appreciate any and all commentary. Thanks! ...
cmw8392
52 months 2 weeks ago
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Advice for PE internship interview. Crap GPA at strong targetI've manged to secure an interview with a well known MM PE firm for an internship. This place has traditionally taken on interns and these guys went on to work in BB IBD, so that's pretty cool and could potentially set me up nicely. As for me. Coming from a strong target with a very crap GPA (think ...
notbad4aquant
52 months 2 weeks ago
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Uber last 3.5B$ Raise - Debt disguised as Equity? (Technical Disc.)How to prove that there's no tech bubble through Uber's latest financing round: Uber's Series G is frequently brought in as an example of the perceived tech bubble that should be afflicting Silicon Valley and most of the startup world. I personally don't think there such a bubble as I see Uber's 2.1...
Densetsu
292 months 2 weeks ago
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FIG PE CaseI have an upcoming case with the FIG arm of a PE firm and had some quick Qs on modelling / PE in the FIG space. I work as a generalist in IBD and do not have any direct FIG experience. Normally, LBOs are done on a EBITDA multiple basis. I know FIG companies are more commonly valuated on P/E or P/B ...
chunkylover53
52 months 2 weeks ago
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Arguing for bigger bonus?As the title suggests, I wanted peoples' opinion on whether I should be arguing for a bigger bonus assuming a worst case scenario and get screwed... Obviously the answer depends on the situation so, here's a quick overview... I'm a "analyst" by title at what was previous a niche MM private equity fi...
h3dgehog
172 months 2 weeks ago
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PE IR vs. Placement agentI recently got one offer from a global top-tier PE firm for a junior role in the Investor Relations team (dealing with PE/HF/RE) and one from a global top-tier placement agent with focus on fundraising (100% sales for PE funds). Unsure which one to pick here, as the global PE firm is indeed a great ...
Summer_m
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Private Equity in Developing CountriesI don't see why more firms don't try to set up offices in developing countries. I am not talking about BRIC. More along the lines of Central and South America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and others. I'd think that there would be less competition for deals here. The offices could be run by mostl...
lookingforanswers
122 months 2 weeks ago
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PE Pay Variance: MF vs Upper MMHey guys, Can anyone shed some light on pay at MF PE vs Upper MM PE in the various positions: Associate Year 1: VP: Partner: ...
therealgekko
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Pinnacle Ventures?Anybody know anything about Pinnacle Ventures? Info on them online seems to be pretty sparse. Thanks! ...
NuclearPenguins
222 months 2 weeks ago
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From IB boutique to PE?How difficult will it be to get an internship at a PE boutique when my only experience was a 3 month internship at an IB boutique? Also, is an internship at a MM/BB IB more beneficial than a small PE fund if my goal is to end up at a Megafund? ...
germancraft1997
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Interviewing for a very small/boutique investment/PE firm...After applying to a ton of consulting/analyst positions, mostly in biotech/healthcare/life sciences as those are the fields I am interested in, I somehow got a reply from a boutique investment/PE firm (maybe less than 2 years old, with 2-5 people total, including the founders). I have extensive biom...
Red2016
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Fidelity Growth Partners/Eight Roads VenturesAnyone heard of their rep? It's the PE/VC arm of Fidelity. I'm deciding between this job (portfolio management/strategy focusing on synergies/BD vs corp Dev role in a media company (think Disney/Fox/Discovery) focusing on digital media ...
kath123
02 months 2 weeks ago
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How should this carried interest agreement by understood?A friend of mine have been offered an Associate position in London at a smaller fund. As a part of his compensation package, he will be offered the following package: Carried interest 3% corresponding to GBP 500k 'at work'. Anyone who knows how this should be understood? ...
bigfrezzzer
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Dividend recap decreasing returns?Fellas, Have you ever run into a scenario where a dividend recap decreases IRR? Possible? or is the model completely off the rails? EXIT EV - Net Debt = equity value to investors Basically sitting on cash (negative net debt) that increases equity value. Therefore when I toggle div recap net debt tur...
PseudoIntellectualist
32 months 3 weeks ago
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'Diva of Distressed' Lynn Tilton to Face U.S. SEC Fraud TrialNEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Financier Lynn Tilton is set to go on trial next week before an administrative law judge on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges she defrauded investors by hiding the poor performance of assets underlying three $2.5 billion debt funds. Tilton, the founder of N...
M. L. Crassus
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Asking HHs to help with PE AND Lateral opportunities?I'm a few months into my first year as an IBD analyst. I've been speaking with or have been contacted by headhunters, some small/boutique ones and some of the more known ones (Henkel, Oxbridge, SearchOne, etc.) and have begun setting up meetings. My end goal is PE, but I also am not currently happy ...
Uncreative Banker
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Interview with no pre-MBA finance backgroundHey everyone, I've got a question that I would like to ask some of our more experienced members on here and specifically I would like to know how you would approach this from our end. Through dumb luck, I have somehow managed to swing a post-MBA PE interview with no finance background pre-MBA and co...
Attack_Chihuaha
02 months 3 weeks ago
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How to convert a senior year PE internship and a (meh) MM IB FT offer into a solid MM associate role? I'm in my senior year at a target and I recently got a great gig this fall semester interning at a lower middle market PE firm (250 AUM) and I also accepted a FT IB offer at a (meh) MM bank in NY. It's the regional office of a foreign bank and deal flow is solid but quality and volume doesn't compar...
Green_Bananas
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Former MS M&A / KKR here to field questionsIn the spirit of thanksgiving, I have decided to host a thread where you can ask all you ever wanted about banking or PE. Please feel free to ask away. ...
10xleverage
2522 months 3 weeks ago
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Can I disclose details about this deal on my resume/deal sheet for PE recruiting?Hey guys so I have a tricky situation here. Refreshing my resume with the deal experience I've gotten for PE recruiting, and there is this absolutely great and high profile deal that I was on where I advised a megafund on a multibillion dollar buyout bid. Except: I took them through 3 bidding rounds...
TheOceanizer
32 months 3 weeks ago
+12
I'm a VP in MM PE, ask me anythingI'm a VP in MM PE, ask me anything. Interview prep questions, industry questions, etc. etc. ...
MPG
1462 months 3 weeks ago
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Private Equity interest from a Physician backgroundHi All, This is going to sound unrealistic..but here goes.. I am an older surgeon (50 yo) who is interested in Private Equity/Hedge funds (involved in hospitals, clinics etc). Have an EMBA from a top 5 school. How would I combine my interested in PE/Hedge funds with my background and current life-st...
rontheseeker
92 months 3 weeks ago
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Confidentiality in a PE Interview Process (my MD is buddies with the PE Partner)Hello, I have the chance to interview with a small PE shop (I'm currently an analyst in a boutique investment bank). However, one of my MD's is close friends with a Partner at the PE firm (i.e. they've gone out at night together before, not related to a deal). So I think this is above the average re...
innoutfan
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Volunteer opportunities for PE Associate I'm a first year PE associate in NYC with a MBB consulting background. Wanted to know if anyone had any recommendations on volunteer / extra-curricular opportunities for someone with my skill-set. For example, something like working with social impact bond initiatives, teaching kids about personal f...
tangyorangutan
122 months 3 weeks ago
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Infrastructure PE interview casesHey Guys, I'm having an interview with an infrastructure PE next week. Does anyone have some specific infrastucture-pe cases or interview preperation advice? ...
Linkedout11
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Disposition of buyout - size discountA PE shop acquires a company for lets say 150mm TEV with EBITDA of 15mm and an entry 10x multiple. Healthy company, with strong cash flows, top growth and profit margin relative to competitors, and debt free. Lets say this company was valued at the high end of its comparable range but was discounted...
CTLax45
22 months 3 weeks ago
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GetMeOut
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Sources and Uses = TEV???So I am working on a relatively complicated S&U and Cap Table (warrants, LTIC, multiple parties, etc.) for a potential management buyout situation. My boss is convinced that the TEV (both current and pro forma) and the Sources and Uses should be the same number. I don't think that's the case, an...
Billy Ray Valentine
52 months 3 weeks ago
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LBO model: reflecting an OID correctlyQuick technical question regarding the correct treatment of debt tranches with OIDs on the pro forma balance sheet. The precedents I have found within my team reflect the debt amount correctly, (i.e. less the OID on the PF balance sheet), but then appear to calculate goodwill incorrectly (i.e. the d...
eyebeedee
42 months 3 weeks ago

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